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Re: Speeding up cvs2svn (was Re: cvs2svn takes very long time to execute (days!))

From: Roland Dreier <roland_at_topspin.com>
Date: 2004-02-15 23:12:00 CET

    kfogel> I feel funny about using in-memory hashes. cvs2svn.py
    kfogel> should scale well by default. Do you plan to
    kfogel> automagically switch to a disk database if the hash count
    kfogel> exceeds a certain magic number?

Yes, I agree. Keeping the disk database but using a much larger cache
gives a huge performance boost while still handling big repositories.

I sort of feel that refinecvs is the "keep everything in memory" tool,
and cvs2svn is the "handle repositories too big for memory" tool.

 - Roland

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